Johanna Dale appeared on the BBC History Extra Podcast this week, chatting to David Musgrove about all things Oswald, from his historical life in seventh-century Northumbria, through his popularity as a saint in medieval England, to the German legends of his talking pet raven! You can listen to Oswald, the many-headed medieval saint here
There’s just a week to go until King Oswald’s Raven launches online at Peterborough Cathedral as part of the Being Human festival, the UK’s national festival of the humanities. To whet your appetite here’s a short preview clip: To find out how the raven helps King Oswald overcome his heartache head over to the PeterboroughContinue reading “King Oswald’s Raven – preview clip”
The Being Human Festival programme launched today, 5 October. We’re delighted that King Oswald’s Raven, which uses imagery from Peterborough’s medieval bestiary to tell the comic German legend of Oswald’s sassy pet raven, is part of the UK’s only national festival of the humanities. From 11:30am on 12 November the animation will be available toContinue reading “Being Human Festival Programme Launch”
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